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La Maison & Velier Caroni High Proof Trinidad Rum (US) HTR 2000 17yr 55%

RX2167 Very good Column Still Rum 2,892 bottles Above 250€
“Exquisite Caroni; rich chocolate, caramel, and unique industrial charm.”

The High Proof Trinidad Rum (US) HTR is a unique, limited edition rum produced at the renowned Caroni distillery in Trinidad, and bottled by La Maison & Velier. Distilled in 2000 from molasses and aged for 17 years, this column still rum boasts an ABV of 55% and is limited to just 2,892 bottles. With tasting notes that include tar, roasted tobacco, and dried apricot in its aroma, and an oily, intense, butterscotch flavor, this rum offers a distinctive Caroni experience. Users highlighted its herbal, vegetal notes along with notes of old wood, tabacco, and a hint of fruit, delighting in its uniqueness and savoring its dry, oily character. The High Proof Trinidad Rum (US) HTR is certainly a sought-after gem for rum enthusiasts.

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How does this rum taste?

An exceptional, chocolate-rich Caroni with a unique, heavy, oily essence reminiscent of aged machinery. Evokes winter Sundays with hints of tar, rubber, and caramel-vanilla sweetness. Intense, yet not overwhelming; a dry, satisfying sip with a diverse, memorable finish.

Most frequently mentioned flavors

Aroma

Tar Roasted Tobacco Spicy Fruity Woody

Taste

Oily Butterscotch Round Intense Woody Rubber

Finish

Woody Rubber Menthol Vegetal Roasted BicycleTube

Community reviews

8.8/1027 ratings
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8.8/10

“Epic Velier Caroni Tasting 2023: Schöner, kompletter HTR-Caroni-Vertreter ohne absolute Glanzlichter.”

Aroma

Oak Vanilla Allspice Chocolate Fruity

Taste

Oak Caramel Vanilla Licorice Green pepper
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8.9/10

“A rather dry and oily Caroni with vegetal notes, wood and a little fruit. I’m very happy to have tasted this one although it was a little different from the other Caronis that I have sampled so far.”

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8.8/10

“Intense and dirty note on the nose. Great rubber notes on the palate. Great overall package.”


What are the key facts about this rum?

Country
Distillery
RumX ID
RX2167
ABV
55%
Category
Column Still Rum
Vintage
2000
Mark
HTR
Made from
Molasses
Distillation
Column Still
Age
17 years
No. of bottles
2892
Bottle volume
75cl
Price range
Above 250€
Type of spirit
Rum

What is the price trend for this rum?

945 €
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The RumX community has already added 109 bottles to their collections:

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About the Caroni distillery

The Caroni distillery is located in Trinidad. Rums from Caroni have been reviewed 5,994 times with an average of 8.8/10.


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